Bake pecans in a shallow pan at 275°, stirring occasionally, 20 to 30 minutes or until toasted. Stir in butter, and sprinkle with salt.
Stir together cream cheese and next 4 ingredients; stir in pecans, and spoon into an 8-inch square baking dish.
Bake, covered, at 375° for 45 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve with crackers or corn chips.